Runner Le Tu Chinh bagged a gold medal for Vietnam on August 22 at the ongoing 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games in Malaysia.

Swimmer Anh Vien wins gold, breaks SEA Games record

Vietnamese top swimmer Nguyen Thi Anh Vien on August 21 won a gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke category for the first time at the ongoing 29th Southeast Asia Games (SEA Games 29) in Malaysia.

SEA Games 29: Vietnam ranked fourth in medal tally

By the end of August 20, Vietnam was ranked fourth in the medal tally at the ongoing SEA Games 29 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

SEA Games 29: Vietnam earn a dream start in female football

Coach Mai Duc Chung's students beat the Philippine female team 3-0 to make a dream start in the women's football event at the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Malaysia on August 17.

Female archer brings home first medal for Vietnam at 2017 SEA Games

Vietnamese female archer Chau Kieu Oanh bagged the first medal for the Vietnam sport team at the on-going 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on August 16.

Women’s football team arrive in Malaysia, aim for gold

Vietnam’s female footballers are aiming for gold at the 29th Southeast Asian Games, said Coach Mai Duc Chung on August 13 as he arrived in Malaysia for the event.

Athletics, Vietnam's “gold mine” at SEA Games 29

Athletics is one of the key sports that could bag gold medals for Vietnam team at the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games). The athletes aim to win between 10 and 12 gold medals at upcoming 19th SEA Games to be held in Malaysia from August 19 to 31.

Ton Hoa Sen Cycling Cup to begin next month

The annual VTV International Cycling Tournament – Ton Hoa Sen Cup – will kick off on September 2 with the participation of 84 athletes.

Vietnam holds send-off for delegation to 29th SEA Games

Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Nguyen Ngoc Thien, has encouraged each member of the Vietnamese sports contingent to effectively perform the role as a goodwill ambassador of Vietnam to the people of the Southeast Asian (SEA) countries.

Xuat Hoa commune promotes sport and physical exercise movements

(HBO) – Over the past years, Xuat Hoa commune, Lac Son district has continuously paid attention to promoting sport and physical exercise movements among residents which have drawn the participation of locals at all ages. As a result, the commune has won numerous high prizes at district and provincial tournaments.

Le Quang Liem achieves career-best FIDE world ranking

Vietnam’s no. 1 chess player, Le Quang Liem, jumped seven places to achieve a career-best world number 23 ranking with a new elo rating of 2,739, in the latest International Chess Federation (FIDE) rankings for August 2017.

AVC Women’s Championship: Pre-SEA Games warm-up for Vietnam

Vietnam’s women’s volleyball team will be competing in Group C, alongside the Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka and New Zealand, at the 2017 AVC Asian Championship, scheduled to be held in Manila, the capital of the Philippines from August 9 to 17.

Vietnam No 1 rowers in ASEAN

Vietnam dominated the Southeast Asian Senior and Junior Rowing Championships, which concluded in the central city of Da Nang on July 30.

Over 130 athletes attend provincial volleyball tournament

(HBO) – The Hoa Binh volleyball tournament 2017 was successfully co-held by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the People’s Committee of Yen Thuy district at the district’s stadium.

Vietnam’s weightlifters win four golds at Asian regional youth championships

Vietnamese athletes have won four gold, three silver and three bronze medals at the ongoing Asian Men’s and Women’s Junior and Youth Weightlifting Championship, being held in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Vietnam claim title at 2017 AFF U-15 Championships

After holding hosts Thailand to a 0-0 draw after 90 official minutes of the final of the 2017 ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) U-15 Championships, Vietnam defeated their strong rivals 4-2 in a dramatic penalty shootout to win the title of the tournament on July 22.

Ly Hoang Nam is Southeast Asia’s No 1 tennis player

Vietnamese tennis player Ly Hoang Nam has become the No 1 seed in Southeast Asia region, as per the latest ATP world rankings released on July 24.

Tan Lac district completes grassroots-level sport festivals

(HBO) - The organization of sport festivals at communal and town levels in Tan Lac district has been carried out on schedule, ensuring the form, content and scale in line with the direction of the district People’s Committee. Tan Lac is the first district in the province to have completed the grassroots-level sport festivals and is preparing for the sixth district-level sport festival in early September.

Vietnam rank fourth at ASEAN School Games

Vietnam have ranked fourth in the overall medal tally of the ASEAN School Games held in Singapore with a total of 20 gold medals.

Quang Liem has remained unbeaten for 51 consecutive matches in the standard chess category.

Vietnam’s no. 1 chess player Le Quang Liem impressively defeated reigning world rapid chess champion, Vassily Ivanchuk, after 41 moves in the seventh round of the ongoing 8th Hainan Danzhou Super Grandmaster Chess Tournament in China on July 16.

Efforts exerted to organise all-level sports festivals

(HBO) – In preparations for Hoa Binh’s sixth all-level sports festival 2018, grassroots sports festivals have been held in communes, wards and towns across the province, attracting the participation of a large number of local people.

Dan Ha commune vibrant with sport movements

(HBO) – The sport and physical exercise movement in Dan Ha commune, located near the centre of Ky Son district, has developed strongly and evenly over the past years among residential areas, attracting an increasing number of local residents. The commune now has over 60 percent of local residents and 40 percent of households regularly join sport activities.

Vietnam to attend 29th SEA Games with 693 members

Vietnam will send a sports delegation made up of 693 members to the 29th Southeast Asian (SEA) Games, taking place in Malaysia from August 11 to September 1, targeting 49-59 gold medals and a place among the top three countries in the overall medal tally.

Le Quang Liem performs well at World Open in Philadelphia

Top Vietnamese chess master, Le Quang Liem, is temporarily leading the standings with 4.5 points after the first five rounds, at the ongoing 45th Annual World Open in Philadelphia, US, where he has been named the top seed of the Open section with an elo rating of 2,726.

Ly Hoang Nam conquers ATP’s top 500

Vietnam’s top tennis player Ly Hoang Nam has jumped up 475th, with 79 points, in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world rankings.

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